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Facebook enters fitness tracking with acquisition of 'Moves' app maker
Facebook is moving into the hot space of fitness tracking by acquiring a Finland-based mobile app maker.
HTC One (M8) grabs some Apple, Samsung converts
The innovative HTC One (M8) smartphone first went on sale a month ago and appears to be attracting plenty of buyers looking to upgrade olderApple or...
How to save on mobile plans: Your guide to 16 no-contract carriers
The mobile-phone industry is in a state of flux. Where once you had little choice but to buy a subsidized phone from a major carrier and pay two...
Facebook sales leap, amid a growing mobile ad business
Facebook reported a nice 72 percent boost in sales for the first quarter, as the company continues to make strides expanding its advertising business...
Ex-FCC commissioner to head CTIA in latest Washington shuffle
Completing the circle of Beltway life, the mobile industry group CTIA has named a former member of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission as its...
U.S. Smartphone Market Share Numbers for Q1 2014
Yesterday, Nielsen released its first quarter 2014 smartphone market share numbers for the United States, including numbers for the leading...
Google will push mobile app installs in search and YouTube
Mobile users of Google's search and YouTube service will soon see more targeted ads that take them straight to the installation pages for...
Super-high frequencies could one day deliver your mobile video
Mobile operators want a way to keep urban users happy as they get more thirsty for data, and a professor in New York City thinks he's found what...
Where R U now? iPhone texts come to Glass
Google Glass-wearing, iPhone-toting techies who can't be bothered to look at their smartphones for texts can instead peer into a different screen...
Microsoft to wrap Nokia deal Friday, name subsidiary 'Microsoft Mobile'
Microsoft today said that it will close the $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's handset business on Friday, about eight months after revealing...
5 New Wireless Technologies for Today's Businesses
Wireless technology changes quickly. This matters if you're running a business, as faster Wi-Fi can improve employee productivity as well as...
Fire at Samsung facility affects website, media portal
A fire at a Samsung facility in South Korea on Sunday resulted in a temporary outage that shut down its website and caused the company's Smart TV...
FCC vote on incentive auction plan could further open broadband competition
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will reserve a significant amount of spectrum in its upcoming auctions of the television band for...
Can we talk? Internet of Things vendors face a communications 'mess'
Vendors will tell you that the Internet of Things (IoT) has arrived. We're here to tell you that it hasn't.
Facebook wants to help you meet friends offline
Facebook now has its own take on location sharing -- an optional feature that periodically broadcasts people's locations to their friends.
With Google Glass, the doctor can see you now
Emergency room physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are four months into a pilot program where they are using Google's computerized...
Small businesses could benefit from wireless industry 'kill switch' plans
The kill switch application wireless carriers and device manufacturers plan to make available next year for new smartphones could benefit small...
Google revenue jumps 19 percent but still disappoints
Google reported a 19 percent increase in revenue for the first quarter, but results from its advertising business were mixed.
Connecting for Good wrestles Kansas City's digital divide
The digital divide isn't some esoteric, policy-wonk concept to Michael Liiamatta, president of Connecting for Good, a nonprofit IT support group...
Teardown: Galaxy S5 parts cost 21% more than iPhone 5S
The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with an "astronomical" cost for materials of $251.52 for the 32 GB version, according to a teardown estimate by...